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Fishy photos:
Lukas Bammatter

Published: 2014-08-20
A couple of months ago
Swiss photographer and fly-fisher Lukas Bammatter lives in Zürich not far away from beautiful trout and grayling waters with both fishing and photo opportunities.
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Northern New York Getaway
Published: 2014-08-05
A couple of months ago
The highlight of every fishing season is the trip to a small lake in northern New York where my buddies and I leave our trout gear at home and chase the king of the warmwater lakes - the largemouth bass.
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A spring trip
Published: 2014-05-21
4 months ago
I have been going on these fishing trips twice a year with a bunch of friends for more than a decade. These days it's more trip than fishing for me.
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Beaver Kill River
Published: 2014-04-18
5 months ago
The Beaver Kill River is one of the very famous US rivers and an important part of the history of US fly-fishing
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Casting Arm Blues
Published: 2014-03-19
6 months ago
I have traditionally published a collection of images before the season to heighten the Cabin Fever, and this year's Casting Arm Blues also gets a stimulus package
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Fishy photos:
Rudy van Duijnhoven

Published: 2014-03-14
7 months ago
Dutchman Rudy van Duijnhoven is a well known freelance photographer in the northern European fishing community delivering photos and articles to many European magazines and websites.
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Fly Photography
Published: 2014-03-05
7 months ago
One day last year I was thinking about how best to illuminate flies for photos when I thought of using a LED flashlight as a sort of spotlight. They were very cheap - $3 at the checkout of any office supply store - but pretty wimpy. I started checking to see what other options were available and was surprised to find that LED lights are already very popular among photographers.
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Fishy photos: Nikola Novovic
Published: 2014-02-23
7 months ago
The global scope of GFF is once again confirmed as we present Montenegrian fishy photographer Nikola Novovic
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Postcards from the Swiss Alps
Published: 2013-09-29
A year ago
Fly-fishing dreams, a thought about Eve and some postcards from the Swiss Alps
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Better pictures:
shooting the sun

Published: 2013-08-10
A couple of years ago
Even though I consider sunrises and in particular sunsets as subjects more suitable for teenage bedroom posters than for fishing pictures, I have to admit that I have shot my fair part of them
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On a white background
Published: 2013-04-28
A couple of years ago
This article is another photo article, this time teaching you how to get pictures of your gear or your flies on a clean, white background.
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Fishy photos:
Pasi Visakivi

Published: 2013-03-30
A couple of years ago
Finnish photographer Pasi Visakivi has been interested in photographing from very young age but is still learning new important things almost every day.
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Yves Laurent
Published: 2013-03-11
A couple of years ago
Canadian Yves Laurent does beautiful wood carvings of fish and other animals - and flies. His work is meticulous and detailed and even the stones are carved in wood!
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Reflections
Published: 2013-03-03
A couple of years ago
Well placed reflections can add tremendously to an otherwise ordinary picture, and since we often have the reflective surface: the water, why not utilize this more in our images.
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Adriano Manocchia
Published: 2013-02-19
A couple of years ago
A mail ticked in: "One of our clients thought that Adriano Manocchia's art would be a nice addition to your art gallery section." And true enough. Manocchia's beautiful, almost photo realistic art would certainly be a nice addition to our Fishy Artists series.
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Sam MacDonald
Published: 2013-02-08
A couple of years ago
Sam MacDonalds art may at first glance look like paintings, but is actually 3D sculptures made from metal, with a very particular character that lends itself very well to fish and underwater subjects. We confronted him with our usual questions.
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Super simple fly photos
Published: 2013-02-01
A couple of years ago
This is the über simple lightweight guide to taking pictures of your flies - finished flies or for step-by-steps - even with your phone!
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Fishing in New York
Published: 2013-01-15
A couple of years ago
A friend of mine once said that New York is an outdoorsman's paradise. For those who live outside the state, that may seem hard to believe, but it's true, at least from a fisherman's perspective. There is an amazing diversity of freshwater gamefish available able anglers year around. Over the past ten years, I've accumulated quite a few digital images of NY fishing that I thought it would be fun to share.
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Fishy photos:
Michael Jensen

Published: 2013-01-10
A couple of years ago
Michael Jensen is a Danish writer and photographer whose images are widely used in fishing books and magazines. Michael is a very creative person who has also written children's books and short stories and not least he's an avid rock musician.
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David Miller
Published: 2013-01-04
A couple of years ago
UK artist David Miller has long been on our wanted list for the Fishy Artist series, and now we can feature some samples of his impressing art and some answers to a few questions.
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Shadows
Published: 2012-12-21
A couple of years ago
Harsh shadows from a bright source like the sun are usually not very welcome in our images, and we often jump through hoops to avoid them. But how about making the shadows a part of the image, and maybe even the most important part?
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Fishy photos:
Eoin Fairgrieve

Published: 2012-12-17
A couple of years ago
Located close to the river Tweed, Eoin Fairgrieve developed a passion and skill for photography through shooting images for articles on fishing for Atlantic salmon. We approached him with our usual row of questions.
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Fishy photos:
Barry Ord Clarke

Published: 2012-12-10
A couple of years ago
Over the past eighteen years, Barry Ord Clarke has built a niche market for himself within game fishing writing and photography. We approached Barry with our usual set of fishy photographer questions.
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Compose
Published: 2012-11-30
A couple of years ago
Vanishing points, golden sections, rule of thirds. Oh yes, image composition is full of mathematics and geometry. Here's how you can apply it all to your fishing photography. You can even test your own pictures' composition.
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Portraits of Salmon Flies
Published: 2012-10-28
A couple of years ago
We have featured Danish Niels Have's beautiful full dressed classic salmon flies before, but here's another take on them. He ties these flies for fishing, but in a very high quality.
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Only the River Knows
The Trout Also Rises

Published: 2012-10-05
A couple of years ago
Another crowdsourced video is emerging, and we at GFF think it deserves some support, so we call upon the GFF army to chip in and get some nice perks.
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Fishy photos:
Harri Hytönen

Published: 2012-09-06
More than 2 years ago
Finnish photographer Harri Hytönen was brought to my attention through Facebook and I got both a set of great pictures as well as Harri's replies to our usual questions.
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Fishy photos: Isaias Nicolaevici
Published: 2012-07-24
More than 2 years ago
Patagonia based photographer Isaias Nicolaevici has been fly-fishing since he was a boy and taking pictures for almost as long. We have asked him our usual series of questions.
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Thanks To You!
Published: 2012-07-20
More than 2 years ago
The Kickstarter fundraising campaign for the Fish On project is done and Travis Swartz can now move forward in the process of producing the film about men fly-fishing as a part of the process recovering from cancer.
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Fishing with friends
Published: 2012-07-11
More than 2 years ago
Travis Swartz spends a lot of time on the water alone, but this past weekend he spent a couple days on the Big Wood River in Ketchum, Idaho fishing with his friends Reese, John and Zach.
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Fishy photos: Stu Hastie
Published: 2012-07-06
More than 2 years ago
Stu Hastie is a New Zealand photographer whose work first came to my attention through our user's image galleries and his posts on Facebook. The quality was top notch, and being in NZ he didn't seem to have a shortage of subjects.
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Intermittent Rewards
Published: 2012-06-30
More than 2 years ago
This week's "Fish On" blog post comes Reese Ferguison. Reese will be participating in the September Reel Recovery Retreat in Idaho and will be one of the central stories in this documentary.
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Something For Someone Else
Published: 2012-06-19
More than 2 years ago
Travis Swartz spent the last two weekends fishing his favorite stream in the world… Silver Creek, just down the road from Sun Valley, Idaho. He grew up fishing Silver Creek. The trails, the water, the fish, the clouds and even the occasional wind are all home to him...
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Charles Weiss
Published: 2012-06-15
More than 2 years ago
Charles contacted me as a result of having seen our long-running series on fishy artists, and after having seen his fish carvings I found him more than worthy as a participant. Charles also paints and draws - cartoons and caricatures in particular.
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The Journey Begins
Published: 2012-06-08
More than 2 years ago
The introduction to the project "Fish On - A Reel Retreat" by Travis Swartz. The first steps towards a video about men recovering from cancer and finding their way to a normal life through fly-fishing. And you can help!
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Fishy photos:
Jonas Hoholt

Published: 2012-06-03
More than 2 years ago
Jonas is a young Danish photographer in pursuit of a career as a freelancer. His photo of a trout rising towards a small frog brought him in line for our fishy photographer questions.
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Fishy photos:
Dennis Collier

Published: 2012-05-31
More than 2 years ago
Subsequent to his retiring Dennis Collier abandoned most things that could be construed as work, but he still shoots a lot of fishing photos. We asked him our usual set of photography questions.
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Fishy photos:
Marcel Siegle

Published: 2012-05-28
More than 2 years ago
Marcel Siegle is a professional photographer who splits his photo time (unevenly) between weddings and fly-fishing. His fly-fishing work is widely used in magazines and catalogs. We asked Marcel our usual photo questions.
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Fishy photos:
Henry Hegeman

Published: 2012-05-13
More than 2 years ago
Henry Hegeman got the crazy idea that maybe he could make some extra money to help support his hunting and fishing endeavors by writing articles and illustrating them with his photos
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Nick Laferriere
Published: 2012-05-04
More than 2 years ago
When Canadian Nick Laferriere is not on the water, he's blogging, tying flies, and drawing fish. Recently he started combining the manual drawings and digital processes to create a new expression.
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Fishy photos:
Nick Price

Published: 2012-04-14
More than 2 years ago
Guiding in Idaho is Nick Price's main source of income and photography is second. Nick is particularly fond of B/W pictures and shooting bugs with macro.
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Jason Tison
Published: 2012-03-31
More than 2 years ago
I first noticed Jason Tison's neat pencil drawings when watching a video on YouTube where he shows the process from blank paper to a finished and stunningly beautiful drawing of a blue marlin. I approached Jason, and he replied to my usual set of Fishy Artist questions.
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Fishy photos:
Corey Kruitbosch

Published: 2012-03-28
More than 3 years ago
While scouting for photographers I found Corey Kruitbosch's almost 2,000 beautiful images on Flickr. Like before I approached him with our usual set of questions and he cordially replied and sent some samples of his work.
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Fly pictures
Published: 2012-03-25
More than 3 years ago
We feature a ton a fly pictures on this site and emphasize good quality in these pictures. This is an article about how to get the best shots of your flies.
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Juan Jose Serra
Published: 2012-03-14
More than 3 years ago
When Argentinean artist Juan Jose Serra approached me and showed me some of his amazing paintings and inquired about being in our Fishy Artists series I was all excited! You will probably understand why when you 
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Fishy photos:
Angus Drummond

Published: 2012-03-10
More than 3 years ago
Angus Drummond is a Colorado based guide and photographer whose images have been used in magazines and books as well as on web sites. Angus' images are also available as fine art prints. We summoned Angus and asked him a few questions.
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Fishy photos:
Jim Levison

Published: 2012-03-01
More than 3 years ago
Jim Levison specializes in saltwater fly fishing in Montauk, New York. He guides and he takes pictures. His stock of photos is more comprehensive than just the salt. 
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Fishy photos:
Aleksandar Vrtaric

Published: 2012-02-26
More than 3 years ago
Croatian photographer Aleksandar Vrtaric has a slightly different photographic style compared to many other fly fishing photographers. He likes to go close and often uses very tight compositions. We asked him a few questions 
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Fishy photos:
Mark Lance

Published: 2012-02-21
More than 3 years ago
Mark Lance's wife caught a grand fish, and Mark took a snapshot with a mediocre point-n-shoot camera. He was so disappointed in the printed version of that photograph that he vowed to raise the bar. 
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Fishy photos:
Jim Klug

Published: 2012-02-16
More than 3 years ago
Photographer and fly fisher Jim Klug tells that it all started with fly fishing and travel. These days, however, he is much more likely to be found in great fishing situations with a camera in his hand instead of a fly rod. Read Jim's story 
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Fly fishing photographers
Published: 2012-02-16
More than 3 years ago
The overview over our series of fly fishing photographers AKA Fishy Photographers.
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AD Maddox
Published: 2011-12-04
More than 3 years ago
"She's a Ducati riding, Wyoming roaming, fly fishing girl born in Tennessee... " This is how fly fishing artist AD Maddox is introduced on her web site, and an introduction that has exactly the effect that I suppose was intended: I gotta know more about her!
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Pretty in pink
Published: 2011-11-04
More than 3 years ago
We only had a few takes and caught nothing - but we had a wonderful sunrise, saw a seal and three porpoises hunting close to the beach. The best way to get away from stress and daily routine and do nothing else than relax. What a morning!
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Autumn Gallery
Published: 2011-09-03
More than 3 years ago
Martin Joergensen's favorite time for coastal fishing has always been in the autumn. Only a few things will in his opinion beat a nice September or October day on the coast.
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Close to the surface
Published: 2011-07-29
More than 3 years ago
Shooting pictures close to the surface can give an exciting perspective that will enhance the feeling of being near the water... literally! This is yet another chapter in our long series about taking better fishing pictures.
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Robin Armstrong
Published: 2011-07-11
More than 3 years ago
Robin Armstrong is a British painter based in Devon in the UK, whose lifelike watercolors have been featured in magazine articles as well as in books by himself as well as other authors.
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Craig Bertram Smith
Published: 2011-05-15
More than 3 years ago
The first time Korrie Broos saw one of Craig Bertram Smith's works of art was a pencil sketch he'd made to commemorate a trophy giant kingfish he'd caught, posted on a fly fishing forum. The sketch was magnificent, and Korrie immediately sent Craig an email 
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Spring 2011
Published: 2011-04-30
More than 3 years ago
It has become almost a tradition for Martin to do a small gallery of images from the different seasons in his own fishing, especially the spring, and this year he has done it again in keeping with this tradition.
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A long winter
Published: 2011-03-05
More than 4 years ago
This winter has been a long one. We're in the beginning of March, and still the ice is covering much of the coastal water, many lakes and even streams. But Martin usually don't long for spring. Don't worry: It comes no matter what!
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Waterscapes
Published: 2011-01-09
More than 4 years ago
Capturing the essence of the environment in which we fish can be tough. The vistas, the beauty, the clarity or the wildness of the water. How do we get all that into our cameras? This article in our Better Fishing Pictures covers the subject.
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1st spring trip
Published: 2010-03-30
More than 5 years ago
Just a few days ago we ventured on our first spring trip. Yes, this is mid-March, and we usually fish much earlier than that, but cold winter weather and ice covered water has kept us from the coast until now. I spotted this particular day in the weather forecast a week in advance. It begged for a fishing trip!
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Pictures of nature
Published: 2010-03-24
More than 5 years ago
Don't forget that fishing is many other things than anglers, fish and casting. The animals we see, the landscapes, the flowers and all the little details that help make a day by the water a great day - even without catching fish!
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Shoot the weather
Published: 2010-03-15
More than 5 years ago
How do you frame wind? How is snow captured best? How do you protect your camera when you try to freeze a shower into a single image? No, it's not at all easy to get the impression of weather into that piece of mechanics and electronics we call a camera.
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Jim Roszel
Published: 2010-02-04
More than 5 years ago
"I have been an artist and fisherman my entire life. I realized a few years ago after catching a giant striped bass that I wanted a way to remember the fish so I painted the fish life-size with all of the details of the catch." says painter Jim Roszel.
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A new breed
Published: 2009-12-10
More than 5 years ago
Fly fishing videos have gone through an amazing development during the last five years. Once the recipe was simple: get hold of a couple of seasoned anglers, hook up with some upscale lodges and some guides needing some marketing and... action!
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Videos on GFF
Published: 2009-12-10
More than 5 years ago
We're entering the online video age. The plan is not to produce our own feature length DVD's in HD quality, but to expose the best online videos from other sources. So browse our first videos here and help us make this new feature better by pointing us to great online videos.
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Gear pictures
Published: 2009-06-16
More than 5 years ago
Martin maintains an archive of fly-fishing images together with a bunch of fishing friends. Nowadays it contains almost 12,000 images, and of those about 1,253 or more than 10% are tagged "gear". They take a lot of gear pictures.
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Bent Rods
Published: 2009-05-02
More than 5 years ago
This might be considered a strange and kind of exotic photography subject to write a whole article about, but looking at the images that my fishing friends and I shoot, I can see that it's a very popular thing to shoot. As soon as a fish is hooked, we rush to the scene, and get quite a few bent rod pictures.
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Clear Water
Published: 2009-02-15
More than 6 years ago
We all love these shots of stunningly clear water. Streams, lakes even the ocean can appear almost ethereal in the way that the bottom is visible in your shot. How do you best shoot these images, which let's the freshness and clarity of the water come out in the final picture?
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Sean Seal
Published: 2009-02-03
More than 6 years ago
"I really can't pin down exactly when I started doing artwork. I've always done it." These are the words of Sean Seal when presented with the question "how did it start?". Based in Bay City, Michigan, which is not exactly "a fly fishing paradise" as he says, he has still taken on fly fishing as a subject for his art.
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Thomas Weiergang
Published: 2008-12-09
More than 6 years ago
Thomas is known from the Danish magazine Sportsfiskeren. At a recent editorial meeting, Thomas brought a bunch of framed reproductions of his drawings, and GFF partner Martin Joergensen immediately grabbed him and lured him into participating in our Fishy Art series.
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Bob White
Published: 2008-07-03
More than 6 years ago
Bob White is probably best known for his illustrations for John Gierach's long running column in the printed magazine Fly Rod and Reel. Here he tells a bit about how it all started, how he works - and that he also guides and has done so through 27 seasons from south to north, home and abroad.
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The Visitors - Day 2
Published: 2008-03-25
More than 7 years ago
Two days. Two teams. Six fly fishers. Very different and difficult circumstances. Kasper Mühlbach was invited by a Lithuanian and a German team to go fishing with them. Their role was to catch and pose. Kasper's role was to photograph.
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The Visitors - Day 1
Published: 2008-03-22
More than 7 years ago
Two days. Two teams. Six fly fishers. Very different and difficult circumstances. Kasper Mühlbach was invited by a Lithuanian and a German team to go fishing with them. Their role was to catch and pose. Kasper's role was to photograph.
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Merry Christmas
Published: 2007-12-24
More than 7 years ago
Sitting there with the smell of Christmas in the nose and Christmas music in the ears, Martin has been thinking back on the year that passed, and wishes to say Merry Christmas to all the GFF readers with a small gallery from the year that passed.
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GFF Summit 2007
Published: 2007-11-27
More than 7 years ago
The GFF Summit 2007 was a great venue, and lots of people had lots of fun and caught lots of fish - and took lots of pictures! GFF partner Martin Joergensen has collected the best from all the participants into a huge photo collage.
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Yoshikazu Fujioka
Published: 2007-08-10
More than 7 years ago
Ever since GFF partner Martin Joergensen first discovered Yoshikazu Fujioka's Japanese web site, which was amongst the first fishing related pages he ever found on the web, he was fascinated with Fujioka's art. Now GFF can present images from "Trouts and Seasons of the Mountain Streams".
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Vaughn Cochran
Published: 2007-07-29
More than 7 years ago
Read about Florida artist, guide and store owner Vaughn Cochran's history and see samples of his beautiful art, which stretches from pop art over impressionsitic scenes to sculptures. Cochran paints and sculpts fish and scenes from his home waters as well as other tropical waters.
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Chris Bladen
Published: 2007-05-17
More than 7 years ago
South African artist Chris Bladen has specialized in doing bronzes of wildlife - particularly fish. See some of his stunning work and read about the process of shaping and finishing bronze statues of tuna, flying fish, dorados, tigerfish and much more.
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Waiting for spring
Published: 2007-03-08
More than 8 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen has a severe case of cabin fever. Too much work. Too long winter. Too much wind. Too little fishing. He's really looking forward to fishing on mild spring days as he says in this short piece featuring images from last spring and this winter and early spring.
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Ad Swier
Published: 2007-02-20
More than 8 years ago
Dutch Ad Swier is not only a pike fanatic beyond the ordinary but also an artist extraordinaire. His beautiful drawings and paintings have been used in books, calanders and magazines all over the world. We convinced Ad to participate in our series on Fishy Artists.
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Matt Zudweg
Published: 2007-02-08
More than 8 years ago
American artist Matt Zudweg creates the most amazing carved and painted works in wood. His portfolio contains signs and carved fish as as well as more three-dimensional pieces such as furniture. Some might not consider this "proper art", but trust us. It is!
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Casting pictures
Published: 2007-01-29
More than 8 years ago
If you look in casting books, ads for fly lines or just the odd fly fishing magazine, you will often see some fascinating pictures of casting. Lines forming the most beautiful arcs in the air, clearly illustrating one of the mesmerizing things about fly fishing: the beauty of the cast.
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Derek DeYoung
Published: 2007-01-12
More than 8 years ago
"As a young kid developing my skills and vision as an artist, I found that I could find no better subject to paint then the big northern pike and largemouth bass that I would often observe cruising the weed lines out in the bayou."
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Diane Michelin
Published: 2006-12-28
More than 8 years ago
Canadian watercolor artist Diane Michelin has been painting for 15 years. "Basically, in each painting, I try to tell a story that represents the day to day events that fuel our passion." as she says in this article presenting her paintings.
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Underexpose
Published: 2006-10-16
More than 8 years ago
This might sound like a strange piece of advice, but GFF partner Martin Jorgensen writes: "Trust me: you generally want to underexpose your digital images. Almost every single one of them. "
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Fall Colors
Published: 2006-10-12
More than 8 years ago
Autumn is my favorite time of year. All summer long I look forward to that first crisp morning where it feels good to put on a fleece shirt even though there is not a cloud in the sky. This past weekend, the weather was about as perfect as one could expect.
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Rod Sutterby
Published: 2006-09-05
More than 8 years ago
Rod Sutterby gave us a taste of his beautiful paintings in the book Atlantic Salmon done in cooperation with Malcolm Greenhalgh. In connection with a new series of articles about "Fishy artists" here on GFF we contacted the artist.
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Macro
Published: 2006-08-30
More than 8 years ago
Most fly anglers will find that using macro in their photography can be truly thrilling. A lot of what we are interested in is small, and many will appreciate being able to capture small things. This article in the series about fishing photography covers macro photography from an angler's perspective.
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Jump!
Published: 2006-06-21
More than 8 years ago
Getting a picture of a jumping fish is not as easy as you may think. You need preparation, skill, timing the right gear and some luck too. Read more about catching fish in the air in this latest article on better fishing photos.
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Use a tripod
Published: 2006-06-01
More than 8 years ago
If you want really sharp fishing images there's no avoiding some kind support for your camera. A steady tripod is the best solution and the one that you see pros using, but there are other ways of supporting your camera as GFF partner Martin Joergensen explains here.
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Glorious light
Published: 2006-05-24
More than 8 years ago
Another round of good advice for getting better fishing pictures. This time about the few moments during the day where the light is particularly exhillarating—namely around sunrise and sunset. This article tells you how to get the most from these often few minutes of great light.
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Fish art
Published: 2006-05-15
More than 8 years ago
All the artists in the Fishy Art series.
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Fishy pictures
Published: 2006-05-04
More than 8 years ago
We want to capture our fish in two ways: first on the hook and then in the camera. Once the fish has been hooked many of us already envision the poster on the wall, the image in the online gallery or just a print to show to the fishing buddies.
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Bring it!
Published: 2006-04-26
More than 8 years ago
One of the most common reasons for not getting the really good fishing images is that people simply don't bring their camera. Either they leave it at home - which is really stupid - or they leave it on the bank - which is just moderately stupid.
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Perfect Camera
Published: 2006-04-09
More than 8 years ago
If you're on the lookout for a new camera to take with you when you go fishing, there are a few things you need to consider before diving for your wallet. This article aims to point out some issues regarding size, facilities and accesories.
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Use a fill flash
Published: 2006-03-24
More than 9 years ago
More ways to improve your fishing photos. This time about using your flash in bright daylight - even in sunshine.
You might think that the flash on your camera is for taking pictures when it's dark.
Wrong!
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Go low
Published: 2006-03-20
More than 9 years ago
One of the most common errors we see when we see people taking pictures is that they are looking down on their subject. If you want pictures, which grab attention and have impact a good way is to lower your stance. Bend, kneel, sit even lie down to get below your motif.
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Go close
Published: 2006-03-16
More than 9 years ago
This is the first little article in a small series on taking better fishing pictures. The first chapter is about going closer to your subject when you photograph. The closer you go, the better you get the picture focussed and the viewer's attention.
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Dogma framing
Published: 2006-03-12
More than 9 years ago
Framed flies can be pieces of art - both the flies and the framing. But creating your own framed flies is not that difficult. Follow these instructions and frame your first fly with few tools and few demands on routine and skill. You can develop it into art later.
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Danish winter
Published: 2006-02-02
More than 9 years ago
When King Winter and the Ice Queen reign over the waters the fishing slows down. What better to do than to get out your camera and snap some pictures of the beautiful landscapes, icy hardship and the rare but well-deserved fish.
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Life is good
Published: 2005-09-13
More than 9 years ago
Now, this is something! Norwegian Christian Figenschou and his friends Dariusz and Julem's fabulous pictures of bonefishing and their attitude towards fishing fit perfectly into the GFF bonefishing theme.
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Heads
Published: 2005-09-06
More than 9 years ago
This is the end that counts to to most anglers: where the mouth is and where the fly is supposed to go. All these fish opened theirs over a hook, and they paid for it with a portrait. Pictures of fish from the very small sand eel to the very large steelhead.
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Fins
Published: 2005-09-03
More than 9 years ago
Gotta stay on the fins to survive, as the fish said. We feature another gallery of not-so-traditional fish photos, this time of fins. See round ones, sharp ones, big ones and small ones in this gallery put together with pictures from several GFF photographers.
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Tails
Published: 2005-08-31
More than 9 years ago
This is an image gallery a bit different than we usually do them. We have so many great pictures in our stock that we need some way to get them out to you. This is a gallery of tails. Yes, tails! Nothing but these beautiful rudders on the fish we catch.
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Slideshows
Published: 2005-08-10
More than 9 years ago
This new feature allows you to see a lot of the many great picture series on GFF as automatic slide shows. Select a show and just lean back and enjoy a virtual adventure from somewhere around the world. Pictures from many of our articles can now be seen as slideshows.
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Your pictures
Published: 2005-08-01
More than 9 years ago
The Global FlyFisher offers its readers a chance to share their photos with the rest of the world. Create your own fly fishing gallery with GFFPix. We welcome all fly anglers and fly tyers to share their best photos with the rest of us through an extremely easy-to-use system.
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Winter coast
Published: 2005-03-07
More than 10 years ago
This little article is a photo essay rather than one of many words. GFF partner Martin Joergensen has done picture based stories like this one before, just putting up a bunch of good fishing shots and adding a little text.
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GFF e-cards
Published: 2004-11-25
More than 10 years ago
A long time ago we had a very popular eCard service on GFF, but due to technical changes we had to shut it down. Now we have a new and better service up and running with plenty beautiful pictures for you to mail off to friends and loved ones on the Internet.
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BC in B/W
Published: 2004-10-16
More than 10 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen recently returned from a trip to British Columbia. Although he has promised to write up some text about the trip, his pictures are just too pretty to stash away for much longer. A lot more will follow.
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Behind Private Doors
Published: 2004-09-18
More than 10 years ago
It's for the trade only. Joe Q. Public can't get in. Before any trade magazine, before any other internet webzine... let GFF be THE FIRST take you on an EXCLUSIVE tour of this invite-only show. See who hobnobbed at the show and 
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Danish gallery
Published: 2004-06-28
More than 10 years ago
A few photos to give you an idea of how GFF partner Martin Joergensen spent his domestic fishing days in the first part of this year - primarily in pursuit of his beloved sea trout, but also out to get some pike and other species.
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Backgrounds
Published: 2004-02-05
More than 11 years ago
The fly photo article series continues with a section on selecting a proper background for your fly photos. It might seem a trivial task, but trust us: it is not! The background can be everything from a uniformly colored surface to all kinds of materials in strange hues.
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Digital Flies
Published: 2004-01-27
More than 11 years ago
A digital camera with a good macro facility is the perfect way to take good fly pictures. GFF partner Martin Joergensen has updated his now classical Digitizing Flies article with a whole new chapter on selecting and using a digital camera for fly photography.
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Spring 2003 pictures
Published: 2003-08-01
More than 11 years ago
Fishing on the Danish coast during the spring months - March, April, and May - can be a true blessing. Many species are about, but particularly sea trout and garfish can be plenty and easy to catch. This small gallery shows some scenes from Denmark this spring.
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Grayling trip
Published: 2003-02-10
More than 12 years ago
A small trip for grayling in the southern part of Denmark. Not something that will go over in history, but certainly a nice trip with beautiful sights and beautiful fish.
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Wallpapers
Published: 2003-01-24
More than 12 years ago
Want a wallpaper with a sunset, a stream, a beautiful coastline, bonefishing or salmon fishing? We we are continously updating the wallpaper section with new pictures. Check in regularly. And by the way: We passed 110,000 downloads of our beautiful pictures.
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The Beaverkill
Published: 2002-10-30
More than 12 years ago
Take this virtual outing to the Beaverkill and Willowemoc - the cradle of the Catskills. Global FlyFisher partner Bob Petti had his camera out during his last visit and brings you this portfolio with streams, bridges beautiful landscapes and gin clear water.
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Belize it! Picture gallery
Published: 2002-07-21
More than 12 years ago
All the pictures from the article about fly fishing in Belize
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Summer 2002
Published: 2002-05-02
More than 12 years ago
A few pictures from the fishing of GFF partner Marting Joergensen in the summer of the 2002 season
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Digitizing flies
Published: 2002-05-01
More than 12 years ago
This is the most complete lecture on digitizing flies you will find on the net. Its aim is to teach you all the techniques needed for making good fly pictures online. By web master Martin Joergensen with supplementary text and photos by web master Steve Schweitzer.
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Fly gallery 2002
Published: 2002-05-01
More than 12 years ago
A few fly portraits for your sore eyes
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Spring 2002
Published: 2002-05-01
More than 12 years ago
Some pictures taken in Denmark during the early season of 2002. By GFF partner Martin Joergensen
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Fly gallery 2002
Published: 2002-04-01
More than 13 years ago
Just some flies that passed by the table and lens of GFF partner Martin Joergensen. No strings attached, no patterns, just nice to look at.
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Pike fishing
Published: 2002-04-01
More than 13 years ago
My good friend Asger invited me to go pike fishing on his favorite lake. I accepted, naturally. The days before had been rough and cold, but we were lucky enough to choose the one single day that brought some mild weather and a calm evening and night.
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Jan Renier's Gallery
Published: 2002-01-01
More than 13 years ago
Dutch Jan Renier's flies
US North West fishing
Published: 2002-01-01
More than 13 years ago
These are some pictures from my visit to the North West - Seattle, where I had the pleasure of fishing with some very nice people in the early winter 1995.
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Brian's gallery
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
These pictures all feature that master of casting and excellence of the 5 wt. Brian Kjær - honored member of the Bananaflies
Fly tyers gallery
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
These are all tyers. Some of them were caught at the Danish Fly Festival and some at Fly Fair - Europe's largest outdoors fly show wich takes place every second year in Zwolle in Holland. Here are some pictures from the '96 event. If you want to see more international tyers have a look at the pictures from The International Fly Tyers Symposium 1996.
Poul Jorgensen flies
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Sepp Fuchs' Gallery
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Dutch fly fisher and tyer Sepp Fuch's pictures.
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Winter fishing
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Henrik Franke is a Dane that from the southern part of Jutland, who has taken some pictures in the winter of '96 - a particularly long and cold winter. How about flyfishing among icebergs? The pictures are from the island of Als.
21st century
Published: 2000-05-01
More than 14 years ago
A small gallery to celebrate the joy of fly fishing. Fly fishing photos from the 21st century
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Fall 1998 Gallery
Published: 1998-10-05
More than 16 years ago
A few really old images
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October 1998 pictures
Published: 1998-10-01
More than 16 years ago
A bunch of images from the infancy of GFF
Spring 1998 Gallery
Published: 1998-04-01
More than 17 years ago
Pictures from the Danish coast during the 1998 season taken by GFF partner Martin Joergensen
Tyer gallery
Published: 1996-11-24
More than 18 years ago
The International Fly Tyers Symposium in New Jersey 1996 featured a lot of well known tyers. Here just a few of the impressive list.
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Float Tube Regatta 1996
Published: 1996-10-15
More than 18 years ago
The Float Tube Regatta 96 was a meeting between Danish float tubers arranged by my fly tying and fishing guild The Bananaflies.
IPS 96
Published: 1996-06-01
More than 18 years ago
As a reaction on the Illustrated Pattern Swap 1996 participant Joe Cronley posted this message to the FF@ fly fishing mailing list: I must confess: When this swap was first proposed, I thought it was a bit odd and too complicated to work. My procrastination in submitting my materials was in part a reaction to that feeling.
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Art flies | fly art
Published: 1995-01-01
More than 20 years ago
There are a couple of new pictures in this section. I have once again experimented with the unknown and hidden beauty in the flies and materials that we use - aspects that can be brought out through computer manipulation.
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GFF Gallery
Published: 1994-01-01
More than 21 years ago
All the oldie pictures from back when GFF was not yet formed and GFF partner Martin Joergensen was running Fishing Denmark.

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